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Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Designer
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Member since March 9, 2018
Aaron has a New Media Design MFA from AAU and has spent the past three years designing a high-growth SaaS enterprise app for Patch: a health-tech startup connecting financial and insurance accounts. He specializes in creating scalable, high-growth products for enterprise and consumer markets. He is also a member of the Design Leadership Forum with InVision working to bring design-thinking and leadership practicum to design communities.
Aaron is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Patch
  • Vuli - Web App
  • Patch - iOS App
  • Hulu TVOS
  • On Second Thought Android App
  • Hulu PS3/Xbox Video Experience
Employment
  • Principal Product Designer
    2015 - PRESENT
    Patch
    • Designed a web platform for healthcare providers from scratch that auto-optimizes payments and reimbursements by utilizing a patient's insurance benefits and financial accounts effectively.
    • Within the web platform for healthcare providers, designed a dynamic and personalized reimbursement calculator tool for healthcare practitioners to help patients understand exact costs for services and materials.
    • Within the web platform for healthcare providers, designed a completely paperless "smart" claim filing experience that eliminates re-work, auto-optimizes for maximum reimbursement, and checks for and corrects errors (eliminating a high-percentage of claim denials from insurance companies).
    • Designed an eCommerce checkout experience UI kit for eCommerce partners to plugin Patch's API to auto-file claims for patient reimbursements upon completion of checkout.
    • Designed a mobile web application for a healthcare providers' patients to "self-onboard" expediting the patient intake process.
    Technologies: Sketch, InVision, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects
  • Lead Product Designer
    2013 - 2015
    Hulu
    • Designed the Hulu streaming app for the new Apple TV (tvOS) hardware device.
    • Designed the native Hulu video player experience for the app on Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox devices.
    • Designed the Hulu content pages system for the Hulu streaming website for content including, movies, series, original content, and short-form content.
    • Designed the in-app multi-plan purchasing experience for Hulu on Playstation, Xbox, and Roku platforms.
    • Designed the premium add-ons experience (Showtime, HBO, and Cinemax) on Hulu for all 10-ft platforms (Playstation, Xbox, Roku, Apple TV, etc.).
    Technologies: Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Adobe After Effects
Education
  • Continuing Education in Advanced Web Technologies
    2011 - 2012
    University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
  • Master of Fine Art degree in New Media Design
    2009 - 2011
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL
  • Master of Fine Art degree in Web Design & New Media
    2007 - 2009
    Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising Design
    2003 - 2007
    Chapman University - Orange, CA
Experience
  • UI Design12 years
  • Design Thinking12 years
  • Adobe Photoshop12 years
  • Adobe Illustrator12 years
  • Adobe CC12 years
  • UX Design12 years
  • Sketch5 years
  • InVision5 years
Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • Adobe CC
  • InVision
Los Angeles, CA, United States
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